Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.

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President Donald Trump signaled this week that he's open to cutting federal entitlements to reduce the federal deficit, despite previously campaigning on protecting Medicare and Social Security.

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Impeachment manager Rep. Jerry Nadler (D) plays a clip of Lindsey Graham (R-SC) from 1999 during the impeachment trial of President Trump.

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The world converged on Jerusalem this week to observe the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp -- and with a collective determination to battle anti-Semitism in its many forms. At the same time, the gathering exposed a number of old and festering political wounds, which threatened to weaken the impact of it.

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Former Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on Thursday agreed to a lifetime ban from the banking industry and a $17 million fine for his role in leading the bank through its massive fake accounts scandal.

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"This story changed the way I see what it means to be a migrant in a whole new way," tweeted Oprah Winfrey on Tuesday about her latest book club selection, the novel "American Dirt." The book is about the Mexican migrant experience and was written by Jeanine Cummins, who reaped a seven-figure advance and a movie deal even before being chosen by Oprah.

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Universal took a pretty big hit last quarter largely because of the box office disaster that was "Cats."

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Scientists discovered four new species of walking sharks near the northern coast of Australia.

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Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter for persuading her boyfriend to kill himself, is expected to be released from prison Thursday, months ahead of schedule due to good behavior.

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Ten years before the March on Washington in 1963, Bayard Rustin was arrested.

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The top court of the United Nations has ordered Myanmar to prevent acts of genocide against the country's persecuted Rohingya minority and to stop destroying evidence, in a landmark case at The Hague.

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Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an outbreak of a deadly infectious respiratory illness in China this winter.

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It's been more than three months since the Hard Rock Hotel construction site collapsed in New Orleans. The crumbled building sticks out as an eyesore on the edge of the city's historic French Quarter as Mardi Gras celebrations approach. But what's even more horrific is that the bodies of two workers killed in the collapse have still not been recovered.

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This week US senators are faced with an unexpected -- and not especially welcome -- digital detox. As the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump progresses, they have been required to comply with a set of trial rules that include no coffee (no kidding!), no talking, and no cellphones or other electronic devices in the Senate chamber.

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In Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday, President Donald Trump faced pointed questions about the disparity between his initial remarks that no US service members had been injured in the Iranian missile strike on Al-Assad Air Base in Northern Iraq and more recent reports that troops were being treated for those injuries in Kuwait and at Landstuhl hospital in Germany.

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